soutane (plural soutanes)

  1. A long gown with sleeves and buttons at the front
    • 1916, James Joyce, ''Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, page 21
      Then at the door of the castle the rector had shaken hands with his father and mother, his soutane fluttering in the breeze, and the car had driven off with his father and mother on it.

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